Red Deer County works with landowners, industry, and businesses to manage and control pests throughout the County. The County has the legislated authority to ensure that pests do not negatively impact agricultural production.
Red Deer County participates in several provincial initiatives to monitor and control pest levels within the County. Pests that are monitored within Red Deer County include: Clubroot, Fusarium, Rats, Bertha Armyworm, Diamond Back Moths and Grasshoppers. Guidance and resources are also available to County residents looking for information on pest identification and management. This includes tools for managing Richardson's Ground Squirrels.
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